There are 4 ways to get from Cairnryan to City of Lancaster by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan to Carlisle National Express
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Lancaster

$42 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer to Carlisle National Express
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle to Lancaster National Express

$24 - $34

2 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster

$131 - $201

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Cairnryan to City of Lancaster 172.4 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cairnryan to City of Lancaster is to bus which costs £18 - £26 and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairnryan to City of Lancaster is to drive which takes 3 h 6 min and costs £27 - £45.

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The distance between Cairnryan and City of Lancaster is 176 km. The road distance is 276 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Cairnryan to City of Lancaster, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cairnryan to City of Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Cairnryan, Post Office and arriving at Lancaster via Stranraer and Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Cairnryan, Scotland and City of Lancaster, England?

You can take a train from Cairnryan to City of Lancaster via Stranraer, Port Rodie, Stranraer, Ayr, and Glasgow Central in around 6 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cairnryan to City of Lancaster via Stranraer, Port Rodie, Stranraer, and Carlisle in around 6 h 35 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $70
Train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $23
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cairnryan to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stranraer to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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